YouTube has showcased its top videos for 2022 on the platform. Here’s a peek at the top music videos and more.
YouTube has revealed that its top trending videos were viewed more than 650 million times over 55 million hours. The top video is a goodbye video recorded by a famous Minecraft streamer after he passed away due to cancer. Will Smith’s Oscar slap created quite a buzz online and the dream-team line-up for the NFL Super Bowl Halftime Show featuring Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Eminem, Mary J. Blige, 50 Cent, and Kendrick Lamar ranks at number four on that list.
But what about the top music videos of 2022 on YouTube? The breakout success of Encanto has helped it claim the top of the list.
- Encanto Cast – “We Don’t Talk About Bruno“
- Kodak Black – “Super Gremlin“
- Jessica Darrow – “Surface Pressure“
- Bad Bunny – “Tití me preguntó“
- Future – “WAIT FOR U” ft. Drake, Tems
- Bad Bunny, Chencho Corleone – “Me Porto Bonito“
- Karol G, Becky G – “Mamiii“
- Imagine Dragons x JID – “Enemy“
- Karol G – “PROVENZA“
- Lil Baby – “Right On“
The data used to compile the report comes from YouTube Trends for the entire world. The data represented is from January 1 to November 21, 2022.
MrBeast claimed the #1 position as top creator on YouTube for the third consecutive year in a row. There are many other familiar creators in this year’s top ten, but several new faces appear as well. It showcases how dynamic YouTube can be as a platform for even new creators.
- Ryan Trahan
- Isaiah Photo
- Brent Rivera
- Dan Rhodes
- Luke Davidson
- Ian Boggs
Finally, YouTube also highlights a list of 2022’s Breakout creators on the platform. Many of them are finding success using the YouTube Shorts format.
- Jooj Natu ENG
- David The Baker
- Devin Caherly Shorts
- Charles Brockman III (TheOnly CB3)